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7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill amends the membership of the Search and Rescue Advisory Board in the
10 Department of Public Safety membership so that the expiration of terms of membership
11 are staggered. The bill also allows members to serve more than two successive terms.
12 Highlighted Provisions:
13 This bill:
14 . provides that appointments and reappointments of the three board members
15 designated by the Utah Sheriff's Association shall for one time only be for two years
16 rather than the usual four years, to stagger the expiration dates of members' terms;
18 . amends provisions which currently limit reappointment to two years to allow
19 unlimited reappointments of members.
20 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
22 Other Special Clauses:
24 Utah Code Sections Affected:
26 53-2-108, as last amended by Chapters 14 and 176, Laws of Utah 2002
28 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
29 Section 1. Section 53-2-108 is amended to read:
30 53-2-108. Search and Rescue Advisory Board -- Members -- Compensation.
31 (1) There is created the Search and Rescue Advisory Board consisting of seven
32 members appointed as follows:
33 (a) two representatives designated by the Utah Search and Rescue Association, one of
34 whom is from a county [
35 having a population of less than 75,000;
36 (b) three representatives designated by the Utah Sheriff's Association, at least one of
37 whom shall be a member of a voluntary search and rescue unit operating in the state, at least
38 one of whom shall be from a county having a population of 75,000 or more, and at least one of
39 whom shall be from a county having a population of less than 75,000;
40 (c) one representative of the Division of Emergency Services and Homeland Security
41 designated by the director; and
42 (d) one private citizen appointed by the governor with the consent of the Senate.
43 (2) (a) The term of each member of the board is four years.
44 (b) A member may be reappointed to [
45 (c) When a vacancy occurs in the membership for any reason, the replacement shall be
46 appointed for the unexpired term.
49 (d) In order to stagger the terms of membership, the members appointed or reappointed
50 to represent the Utah Sheriff's Association on or after May 2, 2005, shall serve a term of two
51 years, and all subsequent terms shall be four years.
52 (3) Members who are not government employees [
53 compensation or benefits for their services, but may receive per diem and travel expenses
54 incurred in the performance of the member's official duties at the rates established by the
55 Division of Finance under Sections 63A-3-106 and 63A-3-107 .
Legislative Review Note
as of 1-12-05 10:53 AM
Based on a limited legal review, this legislation has not been determined to have a high
probability of being held unconstitutional.